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The Sinking of HMS Jarak and the fall of Singapore, 1942.

Posted by Michael Hooper, on July 7th, 2020

Abstract

This post presents an account by Captain Edmund Hooper of the loss of HMS Jarak off Singapore in 1942. A subsequent post will publish Hooper’s excellent sketchbook detailing the sinking and his imprisonment at the infamous Chungkai prison camp. The post is introduced by Michael Hooper, the son of Edmund Hooper.

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